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Geyser
  • Geyser item sprite
  • Geyser placed
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Statistics
Type
Damage20
Placeable (2 wide × 1 high)
Use time15 (Very fast)
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell20
Research5 required
Projectile created
  • Geyser
    Geyser

A Geyser trap in action.

Geysers are traps that can spew a vertical stream of fire when triggered.

On the Desktop version Desktop version and Mobile version Mobile version, they will activate when a player touches them, and will generate without Pressure Plates or wires. However, they can still be triggered by wires.

On the Console version Console version, they can only be triggered by wires, and will generate with Pressure Plates wired to them.

They consume no ammunition, and their output are limited only by a cooldown period of ~3.33 (3 1/3) seconds. Geyser streams extend approximately 20 tiles up or down, depending on placement. They are found naturally-placed in random areas that are deep enough to generate lava, including the Underworld and deeper Cavern areas.

Geysers can be placed on the top or bottom of blocks, facing upward or downward respectively, but not sideways.

Notes[]

  • Geysers will be highlighted by the Dangersense Potion.
  • Unlike Flame Traps, Geysers do not inflict the On Fire! debuff.
  • If a Geyser is blocked by less than 29 other solid blocks, of at least 4 vertical blocks and 2 horizontal blocks, including liquids, it will pass through them signaled by puffs of smoke moving through the blocks, beginning the wall of fire at the first opening. The smoke will still inflict damage on players if touched.
  • Activated Geysers will not free any placed objects, including Torches.

History[]

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